NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 26, 1992
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.
(No location given: Gary Matsumoto) Boxer Mike Tyson's sentence for his rape conviction featured; scenes shown of Tyson and his supporters outside Indianapolis, IN, courthouse. Tyson's courtroom statement, victim Desiree Washington's written statement, Judge Patricia Gifford's comments to Tyson quoted; photograph and scenes of Washington shown. [Deputy prosecutor Barbara TRATHEN, special prosecutor Greg GARRISON - talk about Washington's reaction.] [Tyson's lawyer Alan DERSHOWITZ - comments on making an appeal.] (Artist: Verna Sadock)
(Studio: Stone Phillips; Indianapolis: Star Jones) Discussion held about why the judge decided not to release Tyson pending his appeal, whether this was a tough sentence, and Tyson's eligibility for parole.